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Welcome to The First Tee of the Cape Fear Region

What We Do

The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, young people discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

What’s new at The First Tee of the Cape Fear Region

Summer Class Sessions begin June 7, 2016

Registration NOW OPEN for Summer
Limited Space
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June 4, 2016 - Our 4th Annual Future Generations Benefit Tournament

Registration and information for the 4th Annual Future Generations Benefit Tournament. (Scramble Format)
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Order 2016 Player Card HERE. Anyone can buy the Cape Fear Region Player Card - NO COUNTY RESTRICTIONS

NOW 30 Different Courses - PLAY MORE GOLF and Help Support Our Kids for 2016.
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Can you donate and help our kids succeed for the rest of their lives...

Today's Youth are our Future Leaders...
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Girl's Golf starts spring season...

14 dedicated girls sharpened their short game skills at our first Girls Golf outing of the year...
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1st Annual Field Day Schools Challenge

Students, Parents and Teachers...Look at the FUN The First Tee is all about.
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2015 USGA LPGA Program

Sign up now. Starts August 5, 2015
USGA/ LPGA Girls Golf of the First Tee of the Cape Fear Region
Focus will be a fun, girls only learning environment.
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One Brave Young Man...

Boy with leg-length discrepancy finds way to channel his drive through The First Tee program.
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THE HEAT WAS ON...100 Hole Challenge at Landfall

Nine New Hanover County High School golfers teamed together to play 342 Holes and raise over $900 for The First Tee of the Cape Fear Region.
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Volunteers Needed - Want to Get Involved?

Are you interested in being involved with The First Tee of the Cape Fear Region? Want to help impact, influence, and inspire the life of a young person through the game of golf? The ways to help us are limitless.
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Mission of The First Tee of the Cape Fear Region

The First Tee of the Cape Fear Region will impact, influence and inspire the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that build character and citizenship, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf and other enduring character-building activities.
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The First Tee National School Program

The First Tee National School Program™ introduces elementary students to the game of golf, The First Tee Nine Core Values™, and Nine Healthy Habits™ during physical education classes. This program creates an environment where young people experience the lifelong sport of golf while learning basic golf motor skills and the inherent values of the game including health-enhancing habits. Physical educators receive professional development training and are provided developmentally appropriate curriculum and equipment for effective implementation into their programs.
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A Program that Works

Research Validates

In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program for their ability to appreciate diversity.

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Our Impact

The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.

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How We Help

One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.

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